Dictionary, Census of Population, 2016
Collective household

Release date: May 3, 2017


Refers to a person or a group of persons who occupy a collective dwelling and do not have a usual place of residence elsewhere in Canada. Only data for collective households with usual residents are shown in the standard census products.

Statistical unit(s)

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Reported in

2016, 2011, 2006, 2001, 1996, 1991, 1986, 1981, 1976, 1971

Reported for

Collective households

Question number(s)

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For more information, refer to the Census Dictionary: Collective dwelling and Usual place of residence.

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